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The Green Desk

95bFM's long-running green issues feature Green Desk, with Jack Marshall.

Green Desk: 2nd October 2018

Green Desk: 2nd October 2018 Green Desk: 2nd October 2018, 11.39 MB
Tue 2 Oct 2018

This week on the Green Desk, Jack talks with Forest and Bird’s Northland Forests Advocate Dean Baigent-Mercer.

Green Desk: September 25 2018

Green Desk: September 25 2018 Green Desk: September 25 2018, 20.23 MB
Tue 25 Sep 2018

This week on the GreenDesk, Jack is speaking with James Harding from the Antarctic Heritage Trust. For the past few years, the Trust has run an outreach programme called Inspiring Explorers, which takes everyday kiwi’s on adventures to antarctic mountains and the freezing wilderness. Jack asked Harding exactly what the trust does and how one of us can go on an antarctic adventure.

To apply head to https://www.nzaht.org/inspiring-explorers

Green Desk: September 18 2018

Green Desk: September 18 2018 Green Desk: September 18 2018, 21.89 MB
Tue 18 Sep 2018

As doubt around the use of 1080 has flared up in the public sphere and headlines of New Zealand’s media. We thought it was time for the Greendesk address the issue. Jack Marshall has this story.

Green Desk: Bees Up Top

Green Desk: Bees Up Top Green Desk: Bees Up Top , 6.32 MB
Tue 11 Sep 2018

Jack sat down with Jessie Jane Baker, one half of the Bee’s Up Top duo. The two beekeepers are helping to rehabilitate auckland's suburbs with bees - putting a pep in the step of Auckland’s ecosystem. We sat down with Baker to find how she got into bees.

Bees Up Top pledgeme campaign: https://www.pledgeme.co.nz/projects/5779-rescue-rehome-bees

Green Desk: Cannabis Referendum I/V w/ Nandor Tanczos: September 4, 2018

Green Desk: Cannabis Referendum I/V w/ Nandor Tanczos: September 4, 2018 Green Desk: Cannabis Referendum I/V w/ Nandor Tanczos: September 4, 2018, 15.42 MB
Tue 4 Sep 2018

This week on the Greendesk, Jack Marhall spoke with exGreen MP Nandor Tanczos, who is now a member of the The Cannabis Referendum Coalition. We got Tanczos' views as we build up to the referendum on cannabis and what the Coalitions goals are.

 

Greendesk with Jack: August 28 2018

Greendesk with Jack: August 28 2018 Greendesk with Jack: August 28 2018, 7.73 MB
Tue 28 Aug 2018

This week on the Greendesk, Jack Marshall has a story about fast fashion. He speaks to Courtney Sanders about her crusade to save us from one of the worlds biggest polluters.

Rising Temperatures: Greendesk August 21 2018

Rising Temperatures: Greendesk August 21 2018 Rising Temperatures: Greendesk August 21 2018, 6.3 MB
Tue 21 Aug 2018

Recent statistical models are showing global temperatures will be remaining sky high until at least 2022. Greendesk reporter Jack Marshall had a chat with Professor James Renwick from Victoria University’s School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences. Professor Renwick gave us the lowdown on how these high temperatures will affect us, here and abroad, over the coming years.

Jack's Greendesk: August 14 2018

Jack's Greendesk: August 14 2018 Jack's Greendesk: August 14 2018, 17.86 MB
Tue 14 Aug 2018

This week, our resident Greendesk producer Jack Marshall learnt about the pressure that climate change puts on coastal areas in particular. He spoke to Professor Ilan Noy, Chair in the Economics of Disasters & Professor of Economics at Victoria University. Noy and his co authors have released a paper looking at how the Earthquake commission is already tackling the damage caused by climate change. To start, Noy gave an overview of what exactly their paper has looked at.

Green Desk: August 7 2018

Green Desk: August 7 2018 Green Desk: August 7 2018, 22.39 MB
Tue 7 Aug 2018

This week on the Greendesk, Jack Marshall has a chat with Professor Ralph Sims, Professor of Sustainable Energy, Massey University about how many of our diets are damaging the planet.

The Green Desk: New EU Laws for Gene-edited plants: July 31 2018

Greendesk with Jack: July 31 2018 Greendesk with Jack: July 31 2018, 25.19 MB
Tue 31 Jul 2018

A new ruling by the European Union means gene-edited plants are now subject to the same tough laws which Genetic Modified products are subject to. Jack Marshall, our resident Greendesk producer talked to Professor Peter Dearden from the University of Otago’s Department of Biochemistry about GMO’s, GM’s, and other things starting with G!